Soliciting donations is absolutely essential in order to sustain activism, be it the on-the-street type or the digital kind. And make no mistake that activism, especially through community building, is essential to build a more libertarian future. We build better libertarian communities not by vilifying market exchange but by offering better products.
If we are for peace, then we have to put away the guns. If we keep the guns as part of our activism, then stop sounding like hypocrites by talking about peace.
In episode 14 of The Art of Liberty Podcast, John and I talk about Adam Kokesh’s latest arrest, the latest on Edward Snowden and some other topics that came up in the news this last week. Good stuff!
Is our movement really at a crossroads? Must we choose between violence in the streets or a life of couch-bound apathy? Are we doing as much as we can to be effective or are there aspects of our activism and our behavior that we can improve on to achieve greater happiness, prosperity and effectiveness?
There are a lot of lessons that we can learn from Adam Kokesh’s May 18 arrest and it behooves us to discover them, discuss them and implement them immediately so that we are stronger not just as a movement but also individually. Read on for the full 7 lessons.
Check out these interviews with me about my agorist defense agency Shield Mutual on Declare your Independence and the Bad Quaker Podcast. Plus I’ll be on Decline to State tonight at 10PM Eastern.
It is simply impossible to talk about firearms as being a part of satyagraha. They are diametrically opposed. You may or may not like satyagraha, you may disagree as to its effectiveness and you may have a thousand different opinions on Gandhi the man and the leader but there is no factual or historical basis for claiming that guns are compatible with satyagaha.
In our fifth episode,John and I talk about Adam Kokesh’s open carry march. We’re sure to offend someone so give it a listen and send us your questions via voicemail at (641) 715-3900 ext. 255888. We also took a question from my friend Josh at Brazilian Gringo about the international struggle for liberty.
The FEC [Federal Election Commission] complaint was not a factor in canceling AVTM on RT. NOBODY takes Kincaid seriously, & the complaint had no legal basis. # I should have said something before all the conspiracy theorists jumped on the FEC for being responsible for AVTM being cancelled. It was not a factor! # I […]
8/27 Update: Adam Kokesh: FEC Complaint â€œNot a Factorâ€ What a shame. I really wanted Adam to continue doing his show. I thought he was doing a great job. Update: RT forced Adam to resign because he asked his viewers while on the air to donate to Ron Paul’s campaign it can be inferred that […]